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West Hartford Reservoir

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Address: 1420 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06107
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+1 860-278-7850

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Walking and Biking

one of the nice spots to walk, run and Bike. Clean, Beautiful and others will frequently make ye contact and say hello.

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

one of the nice spots to walk, run and Bike. Clean, Beautiful and others will frequently make ye contact and say hello.

Thank rtinneract
West Hartford, Connecticut
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94 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Reservoir is a very special place. A nice safe outdoor place with hills, valleys, lakes and beautiful trees.

Thank Kim O
New York City, New York
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for a nice walk in the woods.15 minutes from town but far enough away to enjoy nature and its relaxing atmosphere. we have been in a shiny day in snow it was amazing.

Thank 154RSH
Rhode Island
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289 reviews
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

We went there on a weekend and it was somewhat busy. The views are spectacular and I felt safe. You are still near town but have the feeling of being secluded. Many people bring their dogs for walks as well. You will see quite a variety of people there. Easy parking.

Thank Keesar
West Hartford, Connecticut
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful roughly 5 mile loop around the reservoir. Close proximity to town but far enough away to enjoy nature and its relaxing properties. A seasonal favorite. Beautiful views of downtown Hartford on the right day as well.

1 Thank Ohnomobo
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Strolling, hiking, bicycling, great views, no crowds, relax. There is no bad season, no bad views. Anytime is the right time to visit. Bring lunch or just absorb the views. My favorite pastime.

Thank Frank W
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5 reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I have been running, walking and snowshoeing the reservoir on route 44 for 42 years and I never tire of the beautiful scenic views, friendly people and overall safety. Great little nooks and crannies to eat your lunch, read a book or make out with your first boyfriend (lol!). Not a fan, politically, of the MDC which manages the property... More 

Thank Sheri S
West Hartford, Connecticut
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great place to get out in the fresh air. Safe walking trails, busy on weekends.Plenty of greaT VIEWS AND LOOKOUTS.

Thank mikonop
Hartford, Connecticut
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24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

Easy parking at the MDC off of Farmington Ave, and a short, hilly run around the lakes makes this a great venue. The paths are usually clear as there are always walkers going through there. approx 3.5-4 mile loop.

Thank Michael S
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Whether we are walking or running, there is always a great community feeling when at the reservoir. The whole area is well maintained and has beautiful views. Parking is amble. This is a very valuable community resource and a great place for active people and those who want to increase their activity. All are welcome here.

Thank Terry S

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